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Learning objects Dragon's jumble: garden: three parts

TLF ID L7865

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View three pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'first', 'next' and 'finally' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, then help the dragon to finish two more recounts. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students put three pictures from a recount in the correct sequence.
  • Students match sentences to pictures.
  • Students use temporal connectives to link different phases of a recount.
  • Students observe that some temporal connectives are interchangeable.
Educational value
  • Illustrates the use of temporal connectives in three narrative recounts.
  • Provides opportunities for students to put a sequence of pictures in order, then match sentences to the sequence.
  • Provides opportunities for students to match temporal connectives with a sequence of pictures and sentences.
  • Demonstrates that some temporal connectives are interchangeable.
  • Includes audio representations of all text to support student comprehension.
  • Includes three print options for students' completed recounts: pictures only, text only, or both pictures and text.
  • Facilitates modelling and class participation via an interactive whiteboard. For example, strong colours and clear graphics are easily visible in a classroom setting.
Year level

F; 1

Learning area
  • english
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy

    Other details

    • Script writer
    • Name: Sebastian Porto
    • Organisation: FinPa New Media
    • Address: Clifton Hill VIC 3068 Australia
    • URL:
    • Subject matter expert
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Lynda Matthews
    • Address: Mount Barker SA 5251 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256kb/s or faster.
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.